James Cullen and Dan Cobb are known collectively as TENDER. Formed in 2015 in London, the duo specializes in electronica with a bevy of twists and turns to surprise and entice listeners. In addition to synthesizers, the twosome incorporate guitars, percussion, and the occasional banjo into its songs.
After self-releasing three EPs, TENDER signed to indie label Partisan Records and released its debut, Modern Addiction, in 2017. Some of the duo’s music has been featured in “How To Get Away With Murder“ and the Netflix original film, To All the Boys I've Loved Before.
The group’s second album, Fear of Falling Asleep, was released earlier this year and tackles themes of anxiety and mental distress in a very personal way. The record has been well-received with Everything is Noise praising the duo’s ‘incredible emotional depth in a cathartic journey of an album” while Pop Matters applauds its “truly memorable, hook-filled songs.”